Chapter 3

Layers, Colors, Linetypes, and Properties

Learning Objectives

Layers are an essential concept and need to be introduced before a serious drawing is attempted. In this chapter, we introduce layers and discuss the following:

ent What are layers?

ent Why use them?

ent Creating and deleting layers

ent Making a layer current

 Assigning layer colors

 Index color ...

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